Category Manager – Convenience and Impulse

South East England
Up to £40k + Company Car + Package
21 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is an instantly recognizable food producer with some of the UK’s most loved brands under their belt, as well as a strong own label business producing the Grocery market’s more tasty indulgences. They are steeped in history but after huge investment and a new, privately owned, international sister company, renowned for building profitable food companies, offering a reinvigorated boost to the business, they are on the next step of their journey and looking to expand. Due to yet further growth, they are investing heavily into their category team with yet another headcount being added into the structure.

As Category Manager you will take responsibility for their convenience and route to market channel, reporting directly to the Head of Category. You will be a ‘doer’ and an ‘innovator’ with a true passion to challenge the status quo and do things differently. You will work closely with your customer to build on an already strong category relationship and ensure continued, trusted category partnership status. You will be able to manipulate data to develop exciting category strategies and be responsible for leading the overhaul of their recent brand acquisition within the category, as well as continuing to add value to the current portfolio. With such a close working relationship with the customer you will be given full ownership to make things happen and be expected to deliver powerful strategies, invigorating merchandising plans and honest advice, helping to take category performance to the next level.

Roles with such ownership and opportunity seldom come on the market and this is an opportunity to do things differently. If you are interested in finding out more then apply quoting reference 13/14571/7 to Confidentiality assured. For similar roles and to keep up to date with all things Seven, visit our website for further opportunities

If you do not hear back within 7 days the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. We are a specialist in the consumer sector and as such most of our vacancies require candidates with experience in the consumer market. We will therefore retain your details and contact you if we can be of some assistance to you in your search.

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